Luminous Ventures, a London, UK-based venture capital firm focused on investing in seed and early stage applied science and technology ventures across Europe, has spun-out from growth capital fund White Cloud Capital*.
Synthace Ltd., a London, UK-based provider of a cloud software platform for automating and improving the success rate of biological research and development, closed a $25.6m Series B financing.
Optibus, a provider of a SaaS based platform for transportation operators, closed a $ 40M Series B financing.
Odysseus Alternative Ventures, the private equity and venture capital arm of Reech Corporations Group, has teamed up with Apicil Group, a French provider of social protection, to create an insurtech fund.
techspert.io (formerly known as Biotechspert), a Cambridge, UK-based developer of an AI-powered expert finder, secured £1M in a second round of funding.
WaveOptics, a London, UK-based designer and manufacturer of diffractive waveguides for use in Augmented Reality (AR) wearables, raised $26m (£20m).
Dymag, a British designer and manufacturer of carbon hybrid automotive wheels, raised £3.6m in funding.
Lightpoint Medical, a Chesham, England, UK-based provider of intraoperative molecular imaging and sensing solutions, secured £5m in equity funding.
MotorK, a European automotive scaleup, closed a €30m loan from the European Investment Bank.
Bios, a Cambridge, U.K.-based neural engineering startup, raised $4.5m in seed funding.
Lumeon, a London, UK- and Boston, MA-based Care Pathway Management (CPM) provider, raised $28M in funding.
Ultrahaptics, a Bristol, UK-based mid-air touch technology developer, completed a £35m ($45m) Series C funding round.
ObjectBox, a Munich, Germany- and London, UK-based edge database developer, raised $2m in funding.
Jungle Creations, a London, UK-based content creator for the social age, raised £3m in Series A funding.
The Loyalty Prime Group, a global SaaS customer loyalty platform, raised a seven-figure funding round.